Thursday, 24 May 2012
Sunday, 22 April 2012
I have just returned from the CIMB NIAGA Indonesian Masters in Jakarta where Scott Barr recorded another solid performance, finishing 14th behind eventual winner and World no.3 Lee Westwood.
Barr's 4 round total of 6-under par at The Royale Jakarta Golf Club included an impressive 20 birdies! Scott is now ranked 12th on the Order of Merit and is the current leader of the Asian Tour's birdie statistics. He only needs to reduce a couple of dropped shots each round and will then become a regular title contender.
Michael Campbell was also in Jakarta this week for the Indonesian Masters. The 2005 US Open Champion played quite nicely from tee-to-green and was unfortunate to narrowly miss the halfway cut by just one shot. Cambo is very close to putting it all together so expect to see some really good results from him on tour this year.
Sunday, 15 April 2012
Peter Senior has made a move up to 5th on the Charles Schwab Cup standings after a terrific 3rd place finish in the Encompass Insurance Pro-Am on the US Champions Tour.
Senior ended the week at TPC Tampa Bay on a total of 7-under par with rounds of 67,72,67. He finished just ahead of Champions Tour legends Corey Pavin and Bernhard Langer.
Great effort Pete!
Scott Barr's result at the co-sanctioned Maybank Malaysian Open has moved him up into 13th place on the Asian Tour Order Of Merit. Barr shot 70,72 over the weekend at the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club for a 4-round total of 3-under par to finish in 33rd position behind eventual winner Louis Oosthuizen.
The next event on the Asian Tour will be the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters.
Saturday, 14 April 2012
Marc Ong has won the 2012 SICC Open Invitational by a massive 8-strokes after finishing with a 54-hole total of 8-under par. Coming fresh of his debut appearance in an Asian Tour event, Marc was in a share of the lead at the Singapore Island Country Club’s New Course after 2 opening rounds of 72 and 69 before closing out the championship with a brilliant 67 that helped pull him well clear of the field.
The Academy wishes to congratulate Marc on a fantastic result!
Friday, 13 April 2012
Right-Sided Tour Players Scott Barr, Michael Campbell and Fabrizio Zanotti have all survived the halfway cut at the US$2.5 million Maybank Malaysian Open which is being played at the beautiful Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club. All three players are currently 1-under par through two rounds of the European Tour's co-sanctioned event with the Asian Tour.
Scott Barr rallied hard after a difficult start to his Malaysian Open campaign which saw him make the turn at 4-over par in the 1st round. Barr proceeded to reel off 6 birdies in his next 27 holes to ensure he would be around for the weekend's play.
Campbell and Zanotti who are both being helped out this week by Gary Edwin Golf's Head Instructor of Europe Luke Ringrose, shot similar rounds of 72 & 71.